polymorphism

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It illustrates the phenomena of polymorphism most beautifully.

Spencer, Herbert, controversy with Weismann on polymorphism in insects, 125.

Polymorphism was first observed by Mitscherlich in the case of sodium phosphate, and later in the case of sulphur.

The horse-radish (Cochlearia Armoracia) may also be instanced as a common illustration of polymorphism in the leaves.

Here, then, is a colony in which the division of labour has reached a remarkable degree of polymorphism.

By suitable combinations of eosin and cherry most of the cases of polymorphism in butterflies may be simulated.

I believe it will be found that a considerable number of what have been classed as varieties are really cases of polymorphism.

The tendency of the female to dimorphism and polymorphism has been of great importance in determining this predominance.

The theoretical bearing of this polymorphism will be treated of subsequently.

We now understand the process by which a polymorphic race maintains its polymorphism.